Luxury Coach & Transportation

February 2019

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14 LUXURY COACH & TRANSPORTATION FEBRUARY 2019 WWW.LCTMAG.COM 2019 INTERNATIONAL LCT SHOW: PRODUCT GALLERY Lincoln Continental Ford/Lincoln recognizes an operator's vehicle is their livelihood. Not only has the Lincoln Continental been awarded for safety, quality, and reliability, it also offers a list of standard funcitons to improve the chauffeur experience as well as support the chauffeur on a safe journey. Some key features include: Lincoln Co-Pilot360, auto high beams, rear camera, rain sensing wipers, and Sync 3. The Co-Pilot360 includes adaptive cruise control with stop and go, BLIS (blind spot information system with cross traffic alert), pre-collision assist w/ forward collision warning and active braking, lane- keeping aid/alert, driver alert system, rear back-up camera, and forward/reverse sensing system. The Continental also offers a purpose-built livery package that focuses luxury appointments to the rear cabin, while prioritizing efficiency for the chauffeur: • 4G WiFi Hotspot to ensure reliable access to critical information or streaming entertainment. • Lincoln Drive Control with adaptive suspension and active noise control for a smooth, quiet ride. • USB and 110v power points to keep them charged on their journey. • Power recline seating w/chauffeur controls on passenger side to allow clients to move the right front seat forward for extended legroom. • Tri-zone automatic temperature control with audio and climate controls to maintain a comfortable environment at the occupant's discretion. Information: www.fleet.ford.com/showroom/limo- livery-and-funeral MCI J4500 and MCI J3500 The long and short of luxury: MCI now offers its best-selling J coach in two great lengths, the 45-foot MCI J4500 coach and the new 35-foot MCI J3500 for fleet versatility. Both models feature BMW Group's Designwork's styling inside and out, common parts, and the most interior space for maximum capacity for 60 passengers in the J4500 and up to 44 in the J3500. Other features include dramatic lighting throughout, seating and rear window options, a new electric cooling fan with a swing-out radiator, and optional Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). MCI backs its J-Series models with the longest, most extensive warranty in the industry — a standard 30-month limited warranty plus Super 60 extended coverage on select parts and components and leading technical, parts, service, and training support. Overall length: 45.58 ft./ 35 ft. Overall height: 140.75 in. Seating capacity: Up to 60/ 40 standard: 44 optional Headroom: 78.25 in. Wheelbase: 315.00 in./ 228.80 in. Turning radius: 40'11 ft./ 32'-10 ft. Fuel tank capacity: 183 gal./164 gal Front suspension: Independent front GVWR: 54,000 lbs./40,000 lbs. Engine: Cummins ISX 12L, 425 HP engine w/engine brake; optional Detroit Diesel DD 13 410 or 450hp also w/engine brake/ Cummins L9, 350 hp, 1150 lb-ft torque w/engine brake Transmission: Allison B500 6-speed automatic with prognostics capability Brakes: Bendix ADB22X Air Disc Brakes Information: www.mcicoach.com/J-Series Lancer Insurance Company Unveils Updated Accident Scene Management Videos Nobody wakes up in the morning expecting to get into an accident, but when the unexpected happens, are you completely prepared? As a professional chauffeur, the possibility of an accident is something you have to be ready for. When an accident occurs, from a minor sideswipe to a major collision, everyone looks to you and your professional experience for leadership, guidance, and assistance. You and your company will fall under the scrutiny of law enforcement and, quite possibly, the media at large. This means you must carefully consider your reactions and be prepared for all occurrences. It is up to you and your company to develop a plan detailing what to do, and just as important, what not to do should you ever find yourself in this situation. Knowing and following the instructions presented in our completely updated, quick-to-digest "How Motorcoach Drivers Can Manage An Accident Scene" video series will help you deal with the stress and crises that an accident can bring to you and your company. Information: (800) 782-8902 x 3307 or custservice@lancerinsurance.com; https://www.lancerinsurance.com/limousine.php

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